2011 World Snooker Championship – The Preparations

Its that time of year again! Snooker biggest event is less than 24 hours away and here are some pictures from the past weeks build up at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. I will be keeping a diary of the tournament here on the site, and I hope you enjoy the next 17 days.

Click below to see pictures from Monday 11th April, Wednesday 13th April and Friday 15th April.

Monday 11th April


Thats alot of cables!

The Crucible and Lyceum Theatres

The trophy cabinet arrives at the Crucible

Tudor Square

The preparations for the studio and cuezone

Crucible Corner

Betfred World Championships

Sheffield City Hall

Wednesday 13th April

The Champions

Tudor Square, with Street Snooker being set up

Street Snooker

The Snooker table arrives in the cuezone

The walk down to the stage door

Friday 15th April

Visiting Martin Chesworth's cue shop

Next a picture of last year's champion Neil Robertson

The trophy cabinet, minues the trophies!

A roll of honour in Tudor Square

Top 5 Crucible Moments

The big screen has moved!

Look North reporters in Tudor Square

The 16 Qualifiers

Crucible Maximums

Tudor Square

The Studio in the Winter Gardens

with qualifier Dave Harold

Andrew Pagett, who makes his Crucible debut this year

'The Captain' Ali Carter

Street Snooker


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